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Mag

What a mag you are! jabberer, hence to chatter like a magpie. Mag is a contraction of magpie. The French have a famous word, “caguet-bon-bec.” We call a prating man or woman “a mag.” (See Magpie.)

Not a mag to bless myself with
not a halfpenny.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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